The village was first started by two pioneers, Nabi and Kannuku, who came from Rio Negro in Brazil around 1800. They settled in the forest along the mountain range. Later others followed and settled in the community. The community has a population of 652 persons, with 109 households. The community has a Nursery School, a primary school and a health centre.

COMMUNITY PROFILE 
NameNappi
Satellites Parishara & Hiawa
Region9
Area of Land85.406 sq miles
Titled/UntitledTitled
Name of Current Toshao (2012)Guy Fredricks
Name of Former Toshao Randolph Joseph
Number of Senior Councillors 2
Total Number Councillors15
Number of CSO’s12
DEMOGRAPHICS
Total Population 652
Number of households109
1 st LanguageMakushi
2 nd LanguageEnglish
ReligionChristian
Means of communicationH.F Radio , Cell phone, Telephone
Means of Electricity Solar and generators
Types of transportationBullock car, Motor cycle, Bicycle
Nearest Town or Village for marketing linkages Lethem
Soil TypeSandy loam, Laterite
Major economic activities Sustainable mixed farming
SCHOOL
Name of Nursery SchoolNappi Nursery School
Number of Nursery School Students44
Name of Primary School StudentsNappi Primary School
Number of Primary School Students199
HEALTH FACILITY
Type of Health FacilityHealth Centre
Health PersonnelCommunity health worker
Source of Water Supply Solar water supply, well water
BUILDINGS
Other Main Buildings Hot meal kitchen, Village office, Teacher’s house, Women’s activity centre, Village library
INFRASTRUCTURE
Other Infrastructure Lumber yard, Multipurpose building, Training centre
EQUIPMENT
Other Equipment 2 generators, 1 outboard motor engine, Brush cutter, Water pump, Solar pump
GROUPS
List of Social Groups and Clubs Kunuku Women’s Group
Nappi Youth Group
Nappi Primary School Environmental Club
Eagle Sports Club